Quotes: instruction

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  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
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    Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
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    Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
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    Education is one thing and instruction, however worthy, necessary and incidentally or monetarily educative, another.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
    St. John of the Cross
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    In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Make your friends your teachers and mingle the pleasures of conversation with the advantages of instruction.
  • Hannah More
    Hannah More
    British Writer, Reformer, Philanthropist 1745-1833
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    My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
  • Richard Buckminster Fuller
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
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    Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    Providence certainly does not favor just certain individuals, but the deep wisdom of its counsel, instruction and ennoblement extends to all.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Public instruction should be the first object of government.
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